Full datetime event:New York — Tuesday, July 19, 2022From 8:00 pm to 9:00 pmLos Angeles — Tuesday, July 19, 2022From 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmLondon — Wednesday, July 20, 2022From 1:00 am to 2:00 amAthens — Wednesday, July 20, 2022From 3:00 am to 4:00 amSingapore — Wednesday, July 20, 2022From 8:00 am to 9:00 amSydney — Wednesday, July 20, 2022From 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Although it is a small country, the Dominican Republic packs a punch for adventure travelers and those who practice ecotourism.
It has a great diversity of ecological parks and reserves, flora and fauna, tropical woods, dessert areas, and coastal cliffs where you can hike, raft, tube, or take a safari trip! In this wonderful Caribbean country, you will find thousands of walking trails, multiple nature parks and reserves, beautiful beaches, unexplored caves, and impressive waterfalls.
You'll walk away from this virtual event with knowledge of the following:
- A background of the Dominican Republic
- Introduction to ecotourism
- The challenges ecotourism presents to local communities
- Economic, societal, and environmental benefits of ecotourism
Milka Rodriguez was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New York City. She has a Master's degree in Sustainability in the Urban Environment from CUNY the City College of New York and Bachelor's in Environmental Policy, Planning, and Law from Syracuse University. She works at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Climate and Environmental Justice. She has served as a Civil Society Youth Representative at the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UNDGC) and as a member of the UNDGC Youth Steering Committee and the UN Global NGO Executive Committee engaging youth and NGO’s on issues at the forefront of the UN agenda.
Milka's an avid traveler who has visited over 22 countries, the founder of Globetrotting Dominicana LLC, and is leading eco-dance tours and sustainability education programs. Her work supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and social good projects in the Dominican Republic - her homeland.
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